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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 ways to bring joy back to math after a year of virtual learning

September 23, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Math instruction experts say now is an optimal time to rethink how math lessons are delivered and find creative ways to empower students to develop strong understandings of numerical relationships and an appreciation for math. After a year of virtual, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

New Polling Shows the K-12 Covid Fights Aren’t Going Anywhere

September 16, 2021

Via: Education Next

For over a year, schools have been caught up in heated debates over closure, remote learning, social distancing, and masking. While many educators and parents hoped that things would settle down once vaccines were widely available, vaccine hesitancy and the […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

7 eye-opening back-to-school predictions

September 16, 2021

Via: eSchool News

This back-to-school season is unlike any before it. Not only are many students heading back to full in-person learning after more than a year of virtual or hybrid learning, they’re doing it in the middle of COVID-19 surges nationwide. The […]


News

Playing during a pandemic: How schools keep music education going

September 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools have made significant changes to music programs during the public health crisis. Matthew Bufis, director of Bands and Lead Teacher for Fine Arts in Evanston Township High School District 202 in Illinois, recently told the Evanston RoundTable that the […]


Education Tech

How a Network of Support for Educators Is Unlocking Creativity in the Classroom

September 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Georgia’s Fulton County School System is a large district, spanning 78 miles from top to bottom. And as one may expect, with this geographic span comes a wide demographic range. So, how does a district of this size and diversity […]


News

School districts hesitate to use ARP funding for construction projects

September 14, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Congress directed close to $200 billion to state and local education agencies in 2020 and 2021 to help reopen schools battered by COVID-19 through the ARP. The plan, signed into law by President Joe Biden in March, directly addresses pandemic-related […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How an inquiry-based approach can support teachers in return to school

September 13, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

In the return to full-time, in-person learning, a lot of emphasis has been placed on the need to provide students additional social-emotional support, but many educators will also need that support. A March survey of California educators by the Inverness […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Toxic Positivity Demoralizes Teachers and Hurts Schools

September 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Several years ago, during her first year teaching at a new school, Rachel cried a lot. Under the thumb of a relentlessly upbeat administrator, Rachel, an educator and librarian in New Jersey, was pressed to be happy all the time. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Why we’re prioritizing SEL this year

September 8, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The start of every new school year is a critical time to welcome students, build strong relationships, and create a culture of learning, especially as we begin the 2021-22 school year with continued uncertainty and heightened emotions. Schools across the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Do You Open School in a Pandemic? Start by Asking Teachers and Students

September 7, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

How do you open a school for a third year in the shadow of a pandemic? How do school leaders create a welcoming community amid fear and grief and, in some places, discord? How do teachers balance the need to […]